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Robots that kill : deadly machines and their precursors in myth, folklore, literature, popular culture and reality / Judith A. Markowitz.

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West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 303.4834 MAR (Text) 31951004430879 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476668130
  • ISBN: 1476668132
  • Physical Description: vii, 239 pages ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Revenge -- Greed -- Furor : Robots as job killers -- Criminals -- Enforcers -- Superheroes & supervillains -- Furor : Making robots moral -- Humanoids -- Non-humanoids -- Humans -- Furor : LAWS.
Summary, etc.:
"This book describes the technologies that enable real-world robots and drones to be effective killers, including an overview of how artificial intelligence and nanotechnology relate to the topic. It also examines social controversies swirling around the design and use of killer robots"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Robots > Moral and ethical aspects.
Robots > Social aspects.
Robots > Folklore.
Robots in literature.

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